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The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) is the peak organisation for the non government alcohol and other drugs sector in NSW. Our vision is a connected and sustainable sector providing quality evidence based programs to reduce alcohol and drug related harms to NSW communities. Learn more.

News

NSW Health and NGO Alcohol and Other Drug Partnership Communique #3

The linked Communique #3 provides an update to work being undertaken by the Ministry of Health Alcohol and Other Drug
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Apply for Local Drug Action Team program funding

The Local Drug Action Team program supports communities to work together to prevent and minimise the harm caused by alcohol
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Sector watch update: November 2018

Welfare reform changes NADA has been working with the AOD Peaks Network to advocate on behalf of our members about
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CMHDARN seeding grants 2018/18: round 2

You are invited to submit an expression of interest for the latest CMHDARN research mental health and alcohol and other
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Events

20Nov

Aboriginal cultural awareness training

The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) is…
21Nov

Aboriginal people and strength based practices within a drug and alcohol setting workshop

This workshop is designed specifically for those who have already…
26Nov

Engaging with families and significant others in the AOD sector - Coffs Harbour

Develop your skills for supporting families and significant others of…

Resources

Working in the AOD sector can be very rewarding. Nevertheless, as with any job, the work can also take a toll when demands exceed our ...
From 1 July 2018, non government organisations (NGOs) contracted by NSW Health to provide alcohol and other drug treatment services will have five core performance ...
NADA is developing factsheets to help you gain essential knowledge about working with other agencies. This first set will help you navigate child protection and ...
Language is powerful—especially when discussing alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and the people who use them. Download this resource [PDF] Intended for the non government ...
This resource provides AOD organisations with information and tips on how to conduct an evaluation and set up the necessary support systems to measure the ...
Supporting young people with AOD issues A profile of non government AOD services for young people in NSW Version two Download this resource [PDF] Background ...
A tool to improve Aboriginal inclusion in AOD services Are your organisational practices inclusive when working with Aboriginal people and the Aboriginal community? This resource ...
This resource promotes referral pathways for women accessing AOD treatment. It includes brief overviews of the Women’s Network members, specialist non government women’s services providing ...
The model of care provides a description of the nature and approach of women’s only AOD service provision in NSW and provides an overarching picture ...
NADAbase online tutorials provide videos, information and instructions to helps members to navigate through the various areas of NADAbase. The tutorials cover subject matters such ...

Jobs

Aftercare community support worker

Mission Australia
MA Triple Care Farm
Applications close: 20 Nov 2018
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AOD assessment worker

Odyssey House NSW
Odyssey House
Applications close: 21 Nov 2018
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Network updates

NADA practice leadership group

Network update December 2018 The NADA Practice Leadership Group (NPLG) met for their quarterly meeting in September 2018 where new
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Research network

Network update December 2018 CMHDARN recently accepted expressions of interest for a second round of Seeding Grants for 2018/19. These
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Youth AOD services network

Network update In May 2018, members of the Youth AOD Services Network participated in the ‘Youth AOD theory in practice
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Women’s AOD services network

Network update The Women’s AOD Services Network met in June 2018. The network met with Associate Professor Carolyn Day from
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